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Smoking Cleaning Fee - Update Re: WSJ Article

Smoking Cleaning Fee - Update Re: WSJ Article

Old Sep 4, 19, 11:46 am
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Smoking Cleaning Fee - Update Re: WSJ Article

Ran across this article on WSJ.com today regarding marijuana and airports. Lots of references to Vegas and in particular usage in areas such as casinos and hotels. Specifically, it states even possession is off limits in hotels and rooms. Even more specifically references the Cosmopolitan, the open-air balconies and prohibition. I understand the other thread was closed due to trending off topic. I only present this as it was both relevant to the topic and the Marriott property in question from the original thread and post. I think the poster may be able to get the fee waived from a customer service standpoint, but the hotel seems to be following its policy, though how well that policy is communicated and understood is different. Article is behind the pay wall, so I will only excerpt the brief reference.

The Baffling Legal Gray Zone of Marijuana at the Airport

The contradiction between federal and local laws can feel especially confusing to travelers in states where pot has been legalized

Excerpt: "One legal way to smoke: get a smoking-allowed room on Airbnb or house with a private yard. (The high-end Cosmopolitan does have rooms with open-air balconies, though the hotel says consuming marijuana on terraces isnít permitted.)"
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Old Sep 4, 19, 1:43 pm
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What does this have to do with cleaning fees?

Does Nevada state law have some sort of provision that weed (in any form) isn't permitted in hotels? Why would Federal law matter in a hotel any more than it matters on the street? (One might argue that it matters everywhere, but the hotel vs. street distinction wouldn't matter then either.)

This thread makes no sense without an article that we can actually read.

Why would a Marriott with balconies in Vegas be any different than a Hilton with balconies in Vegas? Both probably prohibit smoking everywhere on the property, whether it's tobacco or ganja.
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Old Sep 4, 19, 2:14 pm
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Originally Posted by pinniped View Post
What does this have to do with cleaning fees?
You didn't see a now-closed thread on the subject.
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Old Sep 4, 19, 2:19 pm
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Originally Posted by dgreen12 View Post
You didn't see a now-closed thread on the subject.
No. If this is related to another thread, then that thread should have been linked in the OP.
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Old Sep 4, 19, 2:52 pm
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The old thread has been closed.
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Old Sep 5, 19, 11:14 am
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Since this thread isn't really Marriott focused but more focused on general hotel policies or possibly specifically Las Vegas hotel policies, I'm closing this thread. This discussion is probably more aligned with either TravelBuzz or possibly the Las Vegas forum.
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